Period
to 17 October 2018

The table below looks at the prevalence of the term Internet of Things in permanent job vacancies. Included is a benchmarking guide to the salaries offered in vacancies that have cited Internet of Things over the 6 months to 17 October 2018 with a comparison to the same period over the previous 2 years.

IoT (Internet of Things, Internet of Everything)
UK
6 months to
17 Oct 2018
Same period 2017 Same period 2016
Rank 848 850 891
Rank change year-on-year +2 +41 +243
Permanent jobs citing Internet of Things 319 344 363
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 0.19% 0.20% 0.19%
As % of the Miscellaneous category 0.44% 0.44% 0.44%
Number of salaries quoted 227 273 325
UK median annual salary £55,000 £50,000 £52,500
Median salary % change year-on-year +10.00% -4.76% +5.00%
10th Percentile £28,153 £33,750 £37,500
90th Percentile £88,500 £82,500 £82,500
UK excluding London median annual salary £50,000 £45,000 £50,000
% change year-on-year +11.11% -10.00% +5.26%

Internet of Things is in the Generic IT Skills category. The following table is for comparison with the above and provides summary statistics for all permanent job vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills.

All Generic IT Skills
UK
Permanent vacancies with a requirement for generic IT skills 72,505 78,040 81,582
As % of all permanent IT jobs advertised in the UK 44.09% 44.56% 42.52%
Number of salaries quoted 56,102 58,684 66,945
UK median annual salary £52,500 £50,000 £50,000
Median salary % change year-on-year +5.00% - +5.26%
10th Percentile £28,250 £27,500 £27,000
90th Percentile £86,250 £82,500 £80,000
UK excluding London median annual salary £45,000 £42,500 £42,500
% change year-on-year +5.88% - +6.25%

Internet of Things
Job Vacancy Trend

Job postings citing Internet of Things as a percentage of all IT jobs advertised.

Job vacancy trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Trend

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Internet of Things.

Salary trend for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Salary Histogram

The salary distribution of IT jobs citing Internet of Things over the 6 months to 17 October 2018.

Salary histogram for Internet of Things in the UK

Internet of Things
Top 15 Job Locations

The table below looks at the demand and provides a guide to the median salaries quoted in IT jobs citing Internet of Things within the UK over the 6 months to 17 October 2018. The 'Rank Change' column provides an indication of the change in demand within each location based on the same 6 month period last year.

Location Rank Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Matching
Permanent
IT Job Ads
Median Salary
Past 6 Months
Median Salary
% Change
on Same Period
Last Year
Live
Job
Vacancies
England +29 295 £55,000 +10.00% 76
UK excluding London +44 226 £50,000 +11.11% 61
London +6 86 £67,500 -6.90% 20
South East +1 76 £60,000 +20.00% 17
North of England +41 60 £57,500 +43.75% 10
North West +39 55 £57,500 +53.33% 7
East of England +26 36 £50,000 +17.65% 13
Midlands +35 25 £42,607 -5.32% 10
East Midlands +11 15 £29,522 -15.65% 3
Scotland +8 15 £51,500 +28.75% 4
West Midlands +21 10 £45,000 - 7
South West +5 9 £32,500 -38.10% 6
Yorkshire +7 5 £44,500 +11.25% 3
Northern Ireland +15 4 £40,000 - 1
Wales -5 1 £50,000 -4.76%

For the 6 months to 17 October 2018, IT jobs citing Internet of Things also mentioned the following skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the absolute number co-occurrences and as a proportion of all permanent job ads with a requirement for Internet of Things.

1 295 (92.48%) Internet
2 127 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
3 85 (26.65%) Degree
4 69 (21.63%) Analytics
5 64 (20.06%) Big Data
6 62 (19.44%) Java
7 61 (19.12%) Computer Science
8 49 (15.36%) Finance
9 48 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
10 43 (13.48%) JavaScript
11 41 (12.85%) DevOps
12 40 (12.54%) Artificial Intelligence
12 40 (12.54%) Cloud Computing
13 39 (12.23%) Mobile App
13 39 (12.23%) Python
14 37 (11.60%) Microsoft
14 37 (11.60%) Scrum
15 36 (11.29%) C#
16 35 (10.97%) Software Engineering
17 34 (10.66%) Machine Learning
18 32 (10.03%) Project Management
18 32 (10.03%) TDD
19 31 (9.72%) SQL
20 30 (9.40%) .NET
20 30 (9.40%) CRM
20 30 (9.40%) Electronics
21 29 (9.09%) Mathematics
22 28 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
22 28 (8.78%) Telecoms
23 27 (8.46%) Git (software)

Internet of Things
Co-occurring IT Skills by Category

The follow tables expand on the table above by listing co-occurrences grouped by category. The same job type, locality and period is covered with up to 20 co-occurrences shown in each of the following categories:

Application Platforms
1 21 (6.58%) CMS
2 14 (4.39%) Apache Spark
3 10 (3.13%) Cloud Foundry
4 9 (2.82%) Apache
5 8 (2.51%) Confluence
6 7 (2.19%) SharePoint
7 6 (1.88%) EPiServer
8 2 (0.63%) Ethereum
8 2 (0.63%) Hyperledger
8 2 (0.63%) IIS
9 1 (0.31%) Apache Pig
9 1 (0.31%) BizTalk Server
9 1 (0.31%) Elasticsearch
9 1 (0.31%) JBoss
9 1 (0.31%) WebSphere
Applications
1 10 (3.13%) Microsoft Office
2 3 (0.94%) Microsoft Excel
3 2 (0.63%) MS Visio
3 2 (0.63%) Simulink
3 2 (0.63%) Spreadsheet
4 1 (0.31%) Adobe Illustrator
4 1 (0.31%) InVision
4 1 (0.31%) Microsoft PowerPoint
4 1 (0.31%) OmniGraffle
Business Applications
1 5 (1.57%) Payment Gateway
2 3 (0.94%) Distributed Ledger
2 3 (0.94%) SAP S/4HANA
3 2 (0.63%) R3 Corda
4 1 (0.31%) Magento
4 1 (0.31%) SAP ERP
Cloud Services
1 48 (15.05%) Amazon AWS
2 40 (12.54%) Cloud Computing
3 28 (8.78%) Microsoft Azure
4 23 (7.21%) PaaS
5 16 (5.02%) Office 365
6 12 (3.76%) SaaS
7 9 (2.82%) Amazon EC2
7 9 (2.82%) Amazon EMR
8 7 (2.19%) AWS CloudFormation
9 6 (1.88%) GitHub
9 6 (1.88%) npm
9 6 (1.88%) NuGet
10 2 (0.63%) Amazon Kinesis
10 2 (0.63%) IaaS
11 1 (0.31%) Adobe Creative Cloud
11 1 (0.31%) Google Cloud Platform
11 1 (0.31%) OpenShift
Communications & Networking
1 295 (92.48%) Internet
2 23 (7.21%) Wireless
3 13 (4.08%) Bluetooth
4 10 (3.13%) TCP/IP
5 9 (2.82%) Wi-Fi
6 7 (2.19%) Firewall
7 6 (1.88%) Ethernet
7 6 (1.88%) HTTP
7 6 (1.88%) RS-232
7 6 (1.88%) WAN
8 5 (1.57%) ZigBee
9 4 (1.25%) Intranet
9 4 (1.25%) IPv6
9 4 (1.25%) LAN
10 3 (0.94%) Unified Communications
11 2 (0.63%) 3G
11 2 (0.63%) 4G
11 2 (0.63%) RS-485
12 1 (0.31%) NX-OS
12 1 (0.31%) Value-Added Service
Database & Business Intelligence
1 64 (20.06%) Big Data
2 26 (8.15%) SQL Server
3 21 (6.58%) NoSQL
4 19 (5.96%) Hadoop
5 13 (4.08%) MongoDB
6 11 (3.45%) Amazon Redshift
6 11 (3.45%) Blockchain
7 9 (2.82%) Amazon Athena
7 9 (2.82%) Flink
8 8 (2.51%) Relational Database
9 5 (1.57%) Geospatial Data
9 5 (1.57%) MySQL
9 5 (1.57%) SAP HANA
10 4 (1.25%) RDBMS
11 3 (0.94%) Apache Hive
11 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects
11 3 (0.94%) BusinessObjects Web Intelligence
11 3 (0.94%) PostgreSQL
11 3 (0.94%) SAP BW
11 3 (0.94%) SQLite
Development Applications
1 27 (8.46%) Git (software)
2 22 (6.90%) JIRA
3 11 (3.45%) Visual Studio
4 7 (2.19%) Jenkins
4 7 (2.19%) Team Foundation Server
5 6 (1.88%) Visual Studio Code
6 5 (1.57%) Subversion
6 5 (1.57%) Xcode
7 3 (0.94%) Selenium
8 2 (0.63%) Appium
8 2 (0.63%) Atlassian Bamboo
8 2 (0.63%) Axure RP
8 2 (0.63%) Bitbucket
8 2 (0.63%) Cucumber
8 2 (0.63%) git-flow
8 2 (0.63%) Gradle
9 1 (0.31%) GitLab
9 1 (0.31%) SonarQube
9 1 (0.31%) Sonatype Nexus
9 1 (0.31%) WebDriver
General
1 49 (15.36%) Finance
2 30 (9.40%) Electronics
3 28 (8.78%) Telecoms
4 26 (8.15%) Marketing
5 18 (5.64%) Retail
6 15 (4.70%) Military
7 14 (4.39%) Law
8 13 (4.08%) Banking
9 12 (3.76%) Investment Banking
10 11 (3.45%) Automotive
10 11 (3.45%) Manufacturing
11 7 (2.19%) Advertising
12 6 (1.88%) Local Government
13 5 (1.57%) Legal
13 5 (1.57%) Multimedia
14 1 (0.31%) Danish Language
14 1 (0.31%) German Language
14 1 (0.31%) Italian Language
14 1 (0.31%) Mandarin Language
14 1 (0.31%) Swedish Language
Job Titles
1 75 (23.51%) Architect
2 65 (20.38%) Developer
3 34 (10.66%) Solutions Architect
4 30 (9.40%) Consultant
5 28 (8.78%) Senior Architect
6 18 (5.64%) Software Engineer
7 17 (5.33%) Senior Solutions Architect
8 16 (5.02%) Java Developer
9 15 (4.70%) Senior Developer
10 14 (4.39%) Analyst
10 14 (4.39%) Geospatial Architect
10 14 (4.39%) Security Consultant
11 13 (4.08%) Cybersecurity Consultant
12 12 (3.76%) .NET Developer
13 11 (3.45%) Enterprise Architect
13 11 (3.45%) Junior
13 11 (3.45%) Team Leader
14 10 (3.13%) DevOps Engineer
15 9 (2.82%) Graduate
15 9 (2.82%) Project Manager
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 30 (9.40%) .NET
2 23 (7.21%) HTML
3 22 (6.90%) Web Services
4 21 (6.58%) AngularJS
4 21 (6.58%) ASP.NET
5 20 (6.27%) CSS
6 18 (5.64%) REST
7 17 (5.33%) WPF
8 14 (4.39%) .NET Framework
9 11 (3.45%) Kafka
10 9 (2.82%) Entity Framework
10 9 (2.82%) Spark Streaming
11 7 (2.19%) HTML5
11 7 (2.19%) Spring
11 7 (2.19%) Vue.js
12 6 (1.88%) LINQ
12 6 (1.88%) Universal Windows Platform
13 5 (1.57%) CGI
13 5 (1.57%) Sass
13 5 (1.57%) WinForms
Miscellaneous
1 61 (19.12%) Computer Science
2 39 (12.23%) Mobile App
3 22 (6.90%) User Experience
4 21 (6.58%) Management Information System
5 18 (5.64%) Analytical Skills
5 18 (5.64%) Social Media
6 15 (4.70%) Industrial Internet of Things
7 14 (4.39%) Greenfield Project
8 13 (4.08%) Robotics
8 13 (4.08%) Smart Home
9 12 (3.76%) Cloud Native
10 10 (3.13%) Algorithms
11 7 (2.19%) Data Centre
11 7 (2.19%) NHS
12 6 (1.88%) Augmented Reality
12 6 (1.88%) CAN bus
12 6 (1.88%) CCTV
12 6 (1.88%) Device Driver
12 6 (1.88%) Fintech
12 6 (1.88%) Industry 4.0
Operating Systems
1 22 (6.90%) Linux
2 21 (6.58%) Windows
3 10 (3.13%) Android
4 9 (2.82%) Apple iOS
5 6 (1.88%) Windows 10
6 5 (1.57%) Embedded Linux
7 4 (1.25%) Unix
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 2000
7 4 (1.25%) Windows 7
8 2 (0.63%) Windows Server
9 1 (0.31%) CentOS
9 1 (0.31%) FreeRTOS
9 1 (0.31%) Mac OS
9 1 (0.31%) Ubuntu
9 1 (0.31%) Windows Server 2012
Processes & Methodologies
1 127 (39.81%) Agile Software Development
2 69 (21.63%) Analytics
3 41 (12.85%) DevOps
4 40 (12.54%) Artificial Intelligence
5 37 (11.60%) Scrum
6 35 (10.97%) Software Engineering
7 34 (10.66%) Machine Learning
8 32 (10.03%) Project Management
8 32 (10.03%) TDD
9 30 (9.40%) CRM
10 29 (9.09%) Mathematics
11 25 (7.84%) Business Development
12 24 (7.52%) Test Automation
13 23 (7.21%) Web Development
14 22 (6.90%) Stakeholder Management
15 20 (6.27%) Data Analytics
16 18 (5.64%) Digital Marketing
16 18 (5.64%) Enterprise Architecture
16 18 (5.64%) Telematics
16 18 (5.64%) TOGAF
Programming Languages
1 62 (19.44%) Java
2 43 (13.48%) JavaScript
3 39 (12.23%) Python
4 36 (11.29%) C#
5 31 (9.72%) SQL
6 24 (7.52%) Scala
7 21 (6.58%) C++
8 18 (5.64%) C
9 11 (3.45%) Embedded C
10 6 (1.88%) Haskell
10 6 (1.88%) MATLAB
11 5 (1.57%) Bash Shell
11 5 (1.57%) F#
11 5 (1.57%) PHP
11 5 (1.57%) XAML
12 4 (1.25%) Embedded C++
13 3 (0.94%) Go
13 3 (0.94%) Kotlin
13 3 (0.94%) R
13 3 (0.94%) VBScript
Qualifications
1 85 (26.65%) Degree
2 20 (6.27%) Computer Science Degree
3 12 (3.76%) ITIL Certification
3 12 (3.76%) Security Cleared
4 11 (3.45%) CISSP
5 10 (3.13%) CISM
5 10 (3.13%) SC Cleared
6 9 (2.82%) GSLC
6 9 (2.82%) Numerate Degree
7 6 (1.88%) PhD
8 3 (0.94%) SAP Certification
9 2 (0.63%) ISEB
9 2 (0.63%) Master's Degree
10 1 (0.31%) CISMP
10 1 (0.31%) ISO 27001 Lead Implementer
10 1 (0.31%) ISTQB
10 1 (0.31%) SANS
10 1 (0.31%) Sun Certification
Quality Assurance & Compliance
1 10 (3.13%) ISO/IEC 27001
1 10 (3.13%) PCI DSS
2 9 (2.82%) COBIT
2 9 (2.82%) HMG Security Policy Framework
2 9 (2.82%) ISO/IEC 27002 (supersedes ISO/IEC 17799)
2 9 (2.82%) QA
3 4 (1.25%) SLA
4 2 (0.63%) Data Quality
4 2 (0.63%) GDPR
5 1 (0.31%) Sarbanes-Oxley
System Software
1 19 (5.96%) Docker
1 19 (5.96%) Firmware
2 7 (2.19%) Active Directory
3 1 (0.31%) VMware ESXi
3 1 (0.31%) VMware Infrastructure
Systems Management
1 8 (2.51%) Terraform
2 7 (2.19%) Opscode Chef
2 7 (2.19%) Puppet
3 4 (1.25%) Kubernetes
4 2 (0.63%) EMC NetWorker
5 1 (0.31%) Ansible
5 1 (0.31%) Kibana
5 1 (0.31%) vCenter Server
Vendors
1 37 (11.60%) Microsoft
2 23 (7.21%) SAP
3 15 (4.70%) Siemens
4 9 (2.82%) CA Agile Central
4 9 (2.82%) Tableau
4 9 (2.82%) Xamarin
5 7 (2.19%) Atlassian
6 6 (1.88%) BT
7 5 (1.57%) Assembla
7 5 (1.57%) PayPal
7 5 (1.57%) Pega
7 5 (1.57%) WorldPay
8 4 (1.25%) Cadence
8 4 (1.25%) Cognizant
8 4 (1.25%) IBM
9 3 (0.94%) Google
10 2 (0.63%) hybris
10 2 (0.63%) Sun
10 2 (0.63%) VMware
11 1 (0.31%) Facebook